Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Salina, Salina Municipal Airport (KSLN)

Lat: 38.91°NLon: -97.22°WElev: 1270ft.

Mostly Cloudy

-1°C

31°F

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NE 17 km/h
Barometer 1036.1 mb (30.56 in)
Dewpoint -9°C (15°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-6°C (22°F)
Last update 12 Feb 9:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Abilene KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Northeast wind around 15 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 1 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy freezing fog after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: -4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy freezing fog before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of sprinkles.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. West wind around 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Sprinkles

    Low: -1 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 13 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 1.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Northeast wind around 15 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Saturday Night
Patchy freezing fog after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Sunday
Patchy freezing fog before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of sprinkles. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. West wind around 10 km/h.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 16.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
Abilene KS
 38.91°N 97.22°W
9:38 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
10pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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